All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Quebec’

Natasha Richardson: Resort Where She Died Never Sent Sympathy Card

Natasha Richardson died five years ago in a tragic skiing accident. Husband Liam Neeson recently gave an interview where he spoke for the first time about his wife’s untimely passing. Something that bothers him to this day–in addition to the accident, of course–is that fact that the resort where she died never formally expressed their sympathy. He shared this sad …

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Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster

Earlier this year, a freight train carrying North Dakota crude oil derailed and exploded in Canada. Now it seems the oil was mislabeled as a less dangerous type of crude oil, according to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) officials. The disaster, which happened in Lac-Megantic, Quebec in July, killed 47 people. The deaths were a result of the train derailing, …

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Quebec Open Source Community Goes After Government

Quebec’s open source organization Facil is suing the province’s government for spending millions of dollars on Microsoft software, and never entertaining the idea of using anything open source. The problem here is that there is no room for competition  because the government automatically goes to Microsoft.

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Bell Sued For Slowing Internet

Bell Canada is being sued by a Quebec consumer watchdog, L’Union des consommateurs for its practice of slowing Internet traffic.

The class-action suit was filed in Quebec Superior Court on behalf of Montreal resident Myrna Raphael, seeks certification on behalf of all subscribers in the province. The suit claims that by purposely slowing Internet speeds, Bell has misrepresented its service and caused privacy concerns.

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